Mike Miliard

Mike Miliard is Executive Editor of Healthcare IT News. He focuses on topics such as interoperability, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, analytics, population health and patient experience and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeMiliardHITN.

Dots connected by lines over map of North America
By Mike Miliard 10:37 am October 16, 2020
The Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization's joint HIE will now be able to more easily connect with 15,000 hospitals and clinics in the private sector, enabling a richer flow of data and better care for veterans.
Healthcare information exchange in a graphic with medical equipment and screen devices
By Mike Miliard 10:17 am October 15, 2020
Providers, certified IT developers and HIEs should "be on the lookout" for upcoming adjustments in certain timelines, said Deputy National Coordinator Steve Posnack.
Sequoia Project logo
By Mike Miliard 01:08 pm October 14, 2020
Its news Data Usability Workgroup will build implementation guides to help facilitate more useful health information exchange and more intuitive clinical workflows.
Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota
By Mike Miliard 04:26 pm October 13, 2020
Mayo Clinic Platform President Dr. John Halamka explains how a new digital health tool can be applied through the "five stages" of the COVID-19 pandemic by enabling on-demand testing, tracking of lab results and proof of vaccine administration.
Cerner CEO Brent Shafer speaks at the virtual Cerner Health Conference 2020

Cerner CEO Brent Shafer speaks at the virtual Cerner Health Conference 2020

By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm October 13, 2020
At the Cerner Health Conference, CEO Brent Shafer said COVID-19 has "inspired a burst of innovation," with hundreds of patents and faster progress for a wider array of technologies moving from concept to general availability.
George Halvorson and Judy Faulkner

George Halvorson and Judy Faulkner

By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm October 12, 2020
In a conversation with George Halvorson, the CEO discusses interoperability, telehealth, rapid dissemination of new clinical insights and the ability to do installs and go-lives quicker and less expensively.
Patient accessing health records on a smartphone
By Mike Miliard 05:24 pm October 09, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights at HHS settled this week with Phoenix-based St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center for $160,000, alleging that a mother was unable to access her son's medical records.
IBM outpost with logo at a HIMSS event
By Mike Miliard 08:59 am October 09, 2020
By keeping its storied brand name associated with its cloud platform and artificial intelligence work, while splitting off a new company focused on managed infrastructure services, Big Blue is gearing for an innovative but competitive future.
Photo of Pittsburgh through a bridge arch
By Mike Miliard 02:57 pm October 06, 2020
Working with AWS, researchers from UPMC, the University of Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon are building new machine learning tools for breast cancer and depression screening.
Small walking figures connected by lines
By Mike Miliard 05:03 pm October 05, 2020
A report from KLAS and CHIME finds that hospitals and health systems are still investing in population health management tools, but many are "becoming less optimistic" about the near-term prospects for value-based reimbursement.

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